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Iron County Newswire

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  1. Judge moves case for man charged with starting Brian Head FireRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 20 | Deseret News

    A judge has agreed to transfer out of Iron County the case against a Taylorsville man charged with accidentally starting the 71,000-acre Brian Head wildfire last year. Robert Ray Lyman, 62, will face the misdemeanor charges in Provo's 4th District Court after arguing that comments on social media and online news stories show he is hated in Iron County and might not get a fair trial there.

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  2. Utah father charged with biting or hitting wife, kids, neighborRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 17 | Deseret News

    ... conduct, an infraction. On Friday, Wardle had been drinking and got into a fight with his wife, according to an Iron County Jail report. Wardle hit and head-butted his wife, then when his 11-year-old stepson tried to help, he bit the boy on the ...

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  3. Prairie dogs potentially exposed several people to the plagueRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 5, 2018 | Deseret News

    ... days ago, a wildlife biologist with the Bureau of Land Management found three dead prairie dogs in a colony in Iron County. "He placed the prairie dogs in the back of a truck, drove to our Cedar City office, and two DWR biologists at the office went ...

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  4. Utah man shot during naked home invasion booked into jailRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 28, 2018 | Deseret News

    ... The suspect a was naked and being irrational with the victims while inside the home," a press release from Iron County Sheriff's Office stated. "After multiple commands from law enforcement to stop his movements, Christian was eventually Tasered and ...

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  5. From devastation and controversy, 'Regeneration' art exhibition to project onto Brian Head burn scarRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 28, 2018 | KSL-TV

    ... Art Institute. FILE- This 2017 file photo shows some of the many burned trees consumed by the Brian Head Fire, Iron County, Utah, July 1, 2017. (Photo: Scott Young, St. George News, File) For "Regeneration," Noyce will plug his laptop and a ...

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  6. 2 news Utah authorities identify naked intruder shot by a Cedar City homeowner1h agoRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 22, 2018 | Salt Lake Tribune

    Cedar City a Authorities in Utah have identified a naked man who kicked in the front door of a house in Cedar City and was shot multiple times by one of the homeowners. Iron County Sheriff's officials say 24-year-old Christian Holbert was airlifted Tuesday to a St. George hospital with serious but non-life-threatening injuries.

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  7. Police: Naked intruder shot by elderly Utah homeownerRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 21, 2018 | Deseret News

    A naked man was shot Tuesday after allegedly kicking in the door of a home of two elderly people during an attempted burglary, officials said. About 12:40 p.m., the man, identified as Christian Holbert, 24, broke into the home near 4000 South and 17800 West in Cedar City, according to a news release from the Iron County Sheriff's Office.

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  8. 1 news Trial moved for man accused in massive 2017 Utah wildfire By...Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 15, 2018 | Salt Lake Tribune

    St. George, Utah a A Utah man charged with accidentally starting a massive wildfire last year won't go on trial in a southern Utah county torched by the blaze. The Spectrum newspaper reports a judge decided Tuesday that 62-year-old Robert Lyman couldn't get a fair trial in Iron County due to extensive media coverage and online rumors about the fire near Brian Head.

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  9. 4 news 83-year-old survivalist charged with recklessness for...Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 11, 2018 | Salt Lake Tribune

    A 83-year-old Parowan man has been charged after the 71,000-acre Brian Head Fire uncovered his explosive-filled doomsday bunkers, hidden for more than 30 years on public land in Iron County. Firefighters found Richard O. Batt's alleged cache of explosives , makeshift cabins and bunkers June 27, 2017 - 10 days after the fire began - when they heard "popping sounds" they soon realized were explosions, according to the Iron County Sheriff's Office.

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  10. Cop who shot woman holding screwdriver still on force despite -...Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 10, 2018 | Fox 23

    Those are the words spoken by a Utah police officer moments before he shot a woman holding a screwdriver -- a shooting that Iron County prosecutors found to be unjustified, The Salt Lake Tribune reported . Despite the findings, Iron County Attorney Scott Garrett has declined to file charges against Enoch police Cpl.

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  11. Justin Timberlake releasing book with photos, stories of his lifeRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 10, 2018 | WDBO-AM Orlando

    ... words spoken by a Utah police officer moments before he shot a woman holding a screwdriver -- a shooting that Iron County prosecutors found to be unjustified, The Salt Lake Tribune reported. Despite the findings, Iron County Attorney Scott Garrett ...

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  12. Utah survivalist whose bunker caused problems during Brian Head Fire chargedRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 10, 2018 | KSL-TV

    An 82-year-old man whose bunker full of explosives caused problems for crews fighting the massive Brian Head Fire last year will face a felony charge in court. Richard O. Batt, of Parowan, was charged Wednesday in Iron County's 5th District Court with having incendiary device parts, a third-degree felony.

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  13. Cop won't be charged in shooting prosecutor found unjustifiedRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 8, 2018 | New York Post

    ... a stolen vehicle, according to the Salt Lake Tribune. The review board's conclusion differs from that of Iron County Attorney Scott Garrett, who released a letter Monday indicating that Casimiro was not fleeing at the scene and didn't threaten the ...

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  14. Utah city decides to keep officer on the force, despite shooting of woman that was ruled unjustifiedRead the original story

    Aug 7, 2018 | Salt Lake Tribune

    An Enoch police corporal remains employed and on leave despite prosecutors ruling that he unlawfully shot a suspect of a car break-in at a Parowan truck stop. Cpl. Jeremy Dunn acted "within department policy" when he shot Ivonne Casimiro on June 28, a committee of Enoch officials ruled Tuesday - contrasting the Iron County attorney's finding that the shooting was "unjustified."

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  15. 2 investigations of Utah officer who shot woman reach 2 conclusionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 7, 2018 | KSL-TV

    A day after the Iron County Attorney's Office concluded that an Enoch police officer was not legally justified when he shot a woman holding a screwdriver, the Enoch Police Department says that officer's actions were appropriate. The Enoch Use of Force Review Board "unanimously concludes that Cpl.

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  16. Officer not justified but won't face charges in Parowan shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 6, 2018 | KSL-TV

    PAROWAN, Iron County - An officer-involved shooting in June has been found not justified, but the officer who shot a woman in the leg during a suspected robbery will not face criminal charges, according to the Iron County Attorney's Office. According to a letter from Iron County Attorney Scott Garrett to the Enoch City Police chief that was released Monday, the officer, Enoch City Police Cpl.

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  17. Do you want me to take her out like last time?': A June shooting,...Read the original story

    Aug 6, 2018 | Salt Lake Tribune

    An Enoch police corporal told investigators he had "mentally purchased" the idea that he would have to shoot Ivonne Casimiro when he first arrived at the Parowan truck stop where she was suspected of breaking into cars. But Corporal Jeremy Dunn was not justified in shooting her as she held a screwdriver and argued with officers June 28, Iron County prosecutors ruled Monday.

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  18. Charges: Man faked his own kidnapping in effort to collect ransomRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 30, 2018 | Deseret News

    ... t kidnapped, according to the charges. A warrant was issued for Clark's arrest on July 6. He was booked into the Iron County Jail on Thursday and had his first court appearance. Clark is scheduled to be back in court Wednesday.

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  19. Public comment sought on proposed wild horse management in Iron, Washington countiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 18, 2018 | Deseret News

    The Bureau of Land Management and the Dixie National Forest Service are seeking public comment on a plan to manage wild horses in the North Hills Joint Management Area in Iron and Washington counties. The management area, located about 2 miles northwest of Enterprise, Washington County, is approximately 84,600 acres in size with about 212 wild horses.

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  20. 1 news Can an - outsider' accused of starting the Brian Head Fire get ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 17, 2018 | Salt Lake Tribune

    Attorneys for the man charged with starting the Brian Head Fire last year - which burned through more than 71,000 acres, destroyed 13 homes and cost $40 million to fight - are asking a judge to move the trial to a different county. Robert Lyman will not receive a fair trial in Iron County, his attorneys argued in court papers, because of "hatred" the rural community has expressed in online comments and social media posts for the Taylorsville man accused of accidentally starting the 2017 blaze.

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